Psychology in the plate
All things are not expedient, that in the mouth got, the saying goes. And that is true, especially if that “something” gets into your mouth by itself without your participation. But often happens anyway, when we absorb what in our culture is not accepted… Although, if in other places are eating something that we think is disgusting, do you need to overcome your squeamishness and try such culinary delights?
Among the exotic treats include, for example, wine from a lynx or a bear. Yes, it happens sometimes. Fans of something “unexpected” manage to partake of drinks from the most bizarre ingredients, often of animal origin. Compared with such delicacies tincture of the serpent seems childish lemonade.
By the way, about snakes. Psychologists have long told the world that the fear of snakes inspire the child to his parents, who themselves are afraid of these snakes. But in some cultures, the snake one is able to prepare a complete meal. And the soup, Meat and two… snake, say, in the prepared state are nearly impossible to distinguish from our usual white meat. And skin does turn into a kind of chips. Continue reading
When we say or hear the words “exotic dish” or “exotic cuisine”, I immediately start thinking about something completely unusual, strange, intriguing and tempting. Exotic we call something that has never tried and not experienced. And only know about it from the stories of people which visited foreign countries. Especially are infinitely many possible to speak about the exotic dishes of Eastern, Arab or Latin American countries.
If ten years ago exotic dishes could be enjoyed only by going on a tourist trip to any country. Now to find a restaurant with exotic cuisine, without leaving the native city, became business quite usual. And fans of exotic find themselves sometimes faced with a difficult choice, what kind of exotic dish to order at this time. Because the choice of exotic dishes in Chinese, Japanese, Vietnamese, Mexican and other restaurants is very large. And every owner of a restaurant with exotic cuisine is glad to surprise our guests with new fancy meals.
Many people the words “exotic dish” associated with a very spicy food or fried cockroaches or snake meat and so on. It is not so. Exotic can be either meat, fish or seafood, and vegetable, mushroom dishes, desserts,drinks and even cakes. Continue reading
The habit they seem to be edible, some are toxic, smelly and may even cause death. I do not recommend reading impressionable, pregnant and dinner (eating and eating) citizens. This is the case when the language does not turn to wish Bon appetit!
1. Chukotka and Greenland: the harp seal, stuffed seagulls
Northern dish civic is among the festive dishes of the eskimo food. It is made by decay in the permafrost. The recipe can cause a gag reflex: in gutted and headless seals fit 400 untreated sea birds — guillemots, “dish” bacon is sealed and placed in the ground under the press for a period from three months to a year and a half. On holiday, usually at Christmas, rotten corpse seal get out of the pit, take out the last fermentation of poultry carcasses, pluck and eat them raw. They say that the taste of celiac similar to a very old and pungent cheese.
2. Sardinia: cheese with maggots
Cheese with cheese fly larvae — a signature dish on the Italian island of Sardinia. Continue reading